For our “Carbon Road Tour de Murcia – 6 Nights” you’ll explore the region and stay in a fantastic selection of cyclist friendly hotels where you can all unwind after your daily ride exploring the region of Murcia. Our exclusive offer is valid for travel in September, October and November and February to May, when the weather here is warm and sunny, whilst the rest of Europe is colder, wetter or snow covered. With thousands of kilometres of quiet roads and great routes, cyclists of all abilities can have an incredible cycling holiday here in the Murcia, Spain.
NOTE: All prices are based on a minimum of 2 people sharing**
- 3 Nights – 4* Hotel – Jardines De La Santa, Totana (Bed, Breakfast and Evening Meal)
- 3 Nights – 4* Hotel Accommodation in Los Alcázares (Bed & Breakfast)
- BMC Teammachine SLR – Carbon Road Bike Hire
- Bike Insurance (Liability, Theft and Accident cover)
- Airport Transfer
- GPX Route Downloads
- 750ml Water Bottles (2 per person)
- Emergency Assistance
- Single Room (Additional Supplement)
- Restaurant Reservation Suggestions (Los Alcazares – The Lounge, Bistro Hemingway’s, El Patio II, Little Sicily, San Antonio, La Encarnation, Ghurka Durbar Nepalese)
- Shimano SPD/ SPD SL and Look Leo Pedal Hire
- Cycling Helmet Hire
- Bike Fit Setup
- Sports Nutrition
- Sports Massage
Day 1 – Arrival
Airport transfer from your arrival airport to the stunning Sierra Espuna Regional Park, where you will be greeted at the Hotel Jardines de la Santa. After checking into the hotel it’s time to collect your BMC Carbon Road Bike and head out onto the quiet roads and acclimatise to your new surroundings.
Day 2 – Collado Bermejo
For today’s ride it’s suggested that you head for the Collado Bermejo with its summit at 1200m, a challenge for all levels of cyclist with the option to stop at the observation points and enjoy the views. This route has featured in the Vuelta de Murcia and also the Grand Tour La Vuelta. If elevation is not your thing then we have alternative routes on offer.
Todays ride is around 57km
Day 3 – Round the Espuna
Having reached the summit of the Collado Bermejo yesterday, then the opportunity to same the quiet rolling roads through the small villages around the base of the mountain.
Todays ride is around 89km
Day 4 – Head for the coast
Having enjoyed your time in the tranquility of the Sierra Espuna, it’s time to enjoy a change of scenery with today’s route taking you along the Mediterranean coast. Your route takes you towards Puerto Mazarron, and the beautiful port of Cartagena with its Roman heritage, with your final destination being Los Alcazares on the shores of the Mar Menor.
Todays route will be 100km
Day 5 – Orange Groves and Agriculture
The Murcia region is known as the “Vegetable Garden of Europe” so today’s route will take you into the heart of the region with many quiet roads and contrasting views.
Todays ride is around 86km
Day 6 – Cresta del Gallo
Today’s route takes you to the Vuelta de Murcia famed Cresta del Gallo, which offers unrivalled views across the City of Murcia and beyond.
Todays ride is around 110km
Day 7 – La Manga Peninsula
On your final day our route will take you along the shores of the Mar Menor lagoon and into the La Manga peninsula which includes the mineral mining heritage areas of Portman and La Union.
Todays ride is around 65km
Before heading back to the hotel, why not enjoy a few well earned cerveza”s and reflect on the highlights of your last few days!
Your airport transfer will be waiting at the hotel at your agreed time
- Late checkout is available from the hotels for and additional charge to be paid locally**